Hemp holds a lot of promise as a material for the auto industry. It’s very strong and has a high tensile modulus, which is the ratio of stress to elastic strain in a material.

Imagine it’s the future and you’re driving down the farm lane in your truck. Take a look at the cabin around you.

The dash, the steering wheel, the seats, the console — everything you see is made of materials grown on your farm or your neighbor’s farm.

Everything plastic is made from commodity crops. That future is already partly a reality in the Midwest. 

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Eric Hurlock ~ LancasterFarming.com

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